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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food -- New York Times

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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food -- New York Times

maria lorraine | Feb 20, 2013 10:11 PM

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"What I found, over four years of research and reporting, was a conscious effort — taking place in labs and marketing meetings and grocery-store aisles — to get people hooked on foods that are convenient and inexpensive. What follows is a series of small case studies of a handful of characters whose work then, and perspective now, sheds light on how the foods are created and sold to people who, while not powerless, are extremely vulnerable to the intensity of these companies’ industrial formulations and selling campaigns."

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